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Dennis H. 'Denny' Farber, artist and longtime MICA instructor, dies

Dennis H. 'Denny' Farber, artist and longtime MICA instructor, dies

Dennis H. "Denny" Farber, former director of the Maryland Institute College of Art's Mount Royal Graduate School and whose paintings and photography are included in major museum collections, died May 8 from lung cancer and diabetes at Joseph Richey Hospice in Baltimore.

The Lutherville resident was 71.

"Denny was so unbelievably devoted to his students and to their artistic and emotional development that it was palpable, said Fred Lazarus IV, who headed MICA for 36 years before retiring in 2014. "He played many roles at MICA, had strong personal views and was...

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